Physical chemist (basic research) PhD in Physical Chemistry, Research engineer at the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) since 1982, retired 2014. Teaching: application of lasers in Physical Chemistry at University Paris XI (Orsay) and at the University Paris VI (Jussieu).
Research management: Member to the National Agency for Research. (ANR) “Scientific Committee Sciences for Engineering” (2005-2007). Project officer for Nanosciences at the French ministry of high Education and Research (MESR 2010-2013), French delegate to the NMP (Nanosciences Materials Production) committee of the EU commission at Brussels. Member of the committee of the “Photoniques” Journal (Journal of the French optical Society) (since 2006). Founder of the Instrumentation award in Physical Chemistry (2007). Member of the Board of the Division of Physical Chemistry (SFC-SFP) (since 2004).
International cooperation in science : Chairman (2016-now) of the “Physics without Borders” commission of the French Physical Society. Former Chairman of the Inter-division group “Physics for Development” of the European Physical Society (EPS) (2009-2015). Founder and former president of the association “Puya Raimondi”, Franco-Peruvian and Latino-American scientific cooperation association (2004-now). Member of APSA committee (Association pour la Promotion Scientifique de l’Afrique) and co-organizer of the « Rencontres des Jeunes Chercheurs Africains Francophones » (2014 and 2016). Honorary Professor of the National University of Engineering (UNI) (2005) and the University Ricardo Palma (2013), Lima, Peru.